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Lucky Knot Bridge, China

When NEXT architects first unveiled images for their extraordinary Lucky Knot bridge, the Möbius Strip-inspired design seemed too good to be true. But just a few months ago, fantasy became reality with the project’s opening in Changsha, China. Bridging local context and culture with modern design and technology, the Lucky […]

Ricco Showroom, Brazil

Super Limao Studio was invited by Ricco to develop a design to their new space facade in São Paulo, Brazil. With the aim to provide more visibility and convey attributes linked to a century corporate furniture’s brazilin brand, the big challenge was to build a new facade to a pre-existing […]

Maison Stephane Hessel, France

The competition for a new mixed-use building in Lille piqued our interest both in its unprecedented mixture of program and its prominent triangular site in the heart of the new district of Porte de Valenciennes. The brief outlined a 70-cradle nursery, a 200-bed youth hostel, and an office dedicated to social and […]

Senzoku Gakuen College of Music

The dome shape of the Silver Mountain building features a powerful outline and represents a remarkable landmark of the Senzoku Gakuen campus. Such a peculiar silhouette is a result of the building’s functional needs. The eye-catching 3-storey structure designed to host mainly rehearsal studios is a reinforced concrete shell with […]

Theme Pavilion, Qinddao

The World Horticultural Expo that took place the Chinese city of Qingdao and is expected to attract 15 million international visitors. The main theme of the expo was ‘From the Earth, For the Earth’ and aims to encourage the exchange of culture, technology and horticultural knowledge. In its design for the […]

Ninja Star Shaped Pavilion, Tokyo

Architecture graduate students and design professionals at the Digital Fabrication Lab at the University of Tokyo collaborated on the design and construction of a unique and temporary pavilion. Constructed of prestressed cables and compressive steel components, the pavilion is built upon Buckminster Fuller’s principles of tensegrity. The pavilion was titled “Ninety-Nine Failures” after […]

Beersheba Station Bridge, Israel

Tel-Aviv firms Bar Orian Architects and Rokach Ashkenazi Engineers have built a bridge in the Israeli city of Beersheba, featuring arches that create the shape of two eyes. The 210-metre-long bridge traverses a series of railway tracks, providing a link between the Beersheba North Railway Station and the Gav-Yam Negev Advanced Technologies Park. Bar Orian and Rokach Ashkenazi won an […]

Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Korea

The renovation of 1988 Olympic Gymnastics Arena is a National competition wining project. As one of Korea’s most prominent cultural performance venues, the building’s architecture, and its location within the Olympic Park, has a significant cultural importance, as well as representing the legacy of the 1988 Seoul Games an important […]

Solar Wave Canopies

The Solar Wave Pavilion is one in a series of conceptual designs that explore new ways in which to merge the use of alternative energy gathering and storage systems, into the contemporary built environment. Many of these design proposals are meant to be used as structures that function as public […]